Chuk Su Met, Thailand (May 11, 2003) -- Marines from 1st Marine Air Wing prepare a UH-1 Huey helicopter to be off-loaded from inside a High Speed Vessel (HSV) in preparation for Exercise Cobra Gold ?03. Cobra Gold 03 is the 22st U.S. Pacific Command exercise conducted in Thailand demonstrating the ability of U.S. Forces to rapidly deploy and conduct Joint-combined operations with the Thai and Singaporean armed forces. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. James P. Douglas.